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Quilting distance according to wadding instructions?

Old 03-19-2010, 04:31 AM
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I quilted a baby quilt using Stich-in-the ditch last night, but even though the wadding package says it can be quilted 8" apart, I am a bit nervous. I like it as it is now and can't think of what to add should I quilt it more, but my quilting is about 5"-6" apart.
Can I trust the wadding instructions that it won't shift with washing after a while?
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Old 03-19-2010, 04:42 AM
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Originally Posted by Stummel
I quilted a baby quilt using Stich-in-the ditch last night, but even though the wadding package says it can be quilted 8" apart, I am a bit nervous. I like it as it is now and can't think of what to add should I quilt it more, but my quilting is about 5"-6" apart.
Can I trust the wadding instructions that it won't shift with washing after a while?
I think you can trust the instructions, but on a baby quilt, I always like to add more.
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Old 03-19-2010, 09:35 AM
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Me too, adding more. Baby quilts get washed a LOT and dragged around as they grow older.
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Old 03-19-2010, 10:17 AM
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Hi Stummel, which brand of wadding is it? If it says 8" then I would think that 5 or 6" should be fine.
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Old 03-19-2010, 02:37 PM
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I would think you have enough quilting on it. The more you quilt the stiffer & heavier it gets.
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You can trust the batting instructions, but, I agree that baby quilts get washed a lot, so a little more quilting would be prudent. Don't quilt too much, though, as above, it does get stiffer and don't drape as nicely.
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I just like more quilting than that. You can trust their instructions if you want to.
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